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Hair loss in Pakistan is one of the major health problems that causes intense terror for both women and men, and its consequences affect many levels of life. Hair loss affects the psychological, professional, and social levels. The causes of hair loss are many and varied, as well as the treatment methods are many and varied. There are many means and medicines that can be used to treat hair loss, and to increase its density.

But if the problem reached the point of baldness, it may expose you to severe embarrassment, reduce your self-confidence, and reflect on your actions and then on your whole life.

  • Is there a solution, other than the many hair products that rarely work in cases of androgenic alopecia, for example?
  • Can hair transplant surgery cure baldness? 
  • Can it help us regain the luster we lost with hair loss? 
  • What is the artificial hair transplant process, and how does it differ from the natural hair transplant? 
  • What are its advantages and disadvantages?
  • How much does it cost? 
  • What is the best hospital for hair transplantation? 

All this and more we will cover all these questions in this article.

What is the artificial hair transplant?

Cultivation generally hair is the compensation process of hair follicles lost from the scalp and made this process in different ways to compensate for Follicular whether through hair transfer from other places or through hair transplant industrial or technology of bio – Weber (biofibre), also known as the cultivation of hair Italian.

This synthetic hair is a type of fiber that is biocompatible with the scalp so that its presence does not cause any disturbance to the immune system of the body that leads to its attack and inflammation. It is an ideal way to get rid of baldness when there is not enough hair on the scalp to cover the bald areas as it happens in cases of natural hair transplantation.

This method has been shown to be completely safe in studies conducted over a period of two years, three years, and up to five years after the process of implanting synthetic hair fibers compatible with the body.

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What are the types of hair transplantation?

Hair transplantation operations are classified in two ways, the first depending on the location of hair transplantation, as follows:

  • Head hair transplant
  • Chin hair transplant
  • Beard hair transplant
  • Eyebrow hair transplantation

It is further classified according to the type of transplanted hair and its method of cultivation as follows:

  • Natural hair transplantation, which is divided into:
    • Natural hair transplantation by Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method
    • Follicle unit transfer (FUT) natural hair transplantation
  • Biofibre artificial hair transplantation

Biofibre artificial Hair transplant cost in Pakistan & comparison with other countries

The cost of artificial hair transplantation varies from country to country, and in the following table we offer you the average cost of artificial hair transplantation in a group of countries that are famous for this type of operation.

It is noticeable that the price specified in the table includes the number of hairs that range from 1,000 to 1,500, and this means that the price in Jordan gives you the advantage of determining the number of hairs that you want to plant without incurring an additional cost in case you need a smaller quantity.

The best place for artificial hair transplantation

Pakistan is one of the best places to transplant hair, and this is because you will only cost the amount equivalent to the number of hairs that you will transplant. While IPAL skin care clinic  offers you one of the best options for hair transplantation in Islamabad, there is Dr. Sheher Bano, one of the top names in the field of hair transplantation in the world.

Hair transplantation is also widespread in Pakistan, especially in the cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.  As for Iran, it offers you one of the cheapest and best options in the field of hair transplantation.

 But be careful, because these advantages come with a major obstacle because Iran is an economically closed country that prevents money transfer from it or to it by most of the known transfer methods, and it does not recognize credit cards or deal with them, and for this, you will have to carry all the sums that will need to be spent there in cash.

Candidate for artificial hair transplant in Islamabad, Pakistan

A potential candidate for hair transplantation in Islamabad, Pakistan should be an adult suffering from alopecia. Of course, the person should be in stable health and psychological state, and his expectations should be positive and realistic.

Candidates for artificial hair transplantation, in particular, are those who do not have a sufficient number of follicles to apply natural hair transfer techniques or who wish to increase and maintain the density of their hair. Or in cases of failure of natural hair transplantation due to its loss due to health or physical conditions.

After the operation, the artificial hair transplantation is recovered within a short period. At first, you may have to put bandages on your scalp, and you may suffer from some initial swelling and inflammation, but this soon disappears, leaving behind satisfactory results, with the disappearance of baldness and beautiful hair.

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After the hair transplant

The person may suffer from some inflammation or slight pain after the operation, but the results of this operation are somewhat guaranteed compared to natural hair transplantation operations. This is because synthetic hair fibers are resistant to chemical, physical, and psychological stresses. But these results will not last forever.

Studies confirm the loss of 10-15% of the implanted artificial hair annually, and this percentage needs to be compensated continuously if you want to maintain your new look. Also, you should not expect the transplanted hairs to grow back if they fall out (as happens in the case of natural follicles). But in general, the most important advantages of artificial hair is that it will not fall due to hormones or because of your psychological state (except in rare cases), and that the results appear immediately (in the length and density desired by the person) without the need to wait and shave the hair after the operation and wait for its growth.

Steps to perform artificial hair transplantation in Pakistan

Artificial hair transplantation is a very simple procedure that is performed under local anesthesia. And this process begins with the doctor implanting about 100 artificial hairs in the scalp to make sure that there is no sensitivity. Then the doctor begins implanting the rest of the hairs for the session, which is usually in the range of 1,000 to 3,000 hairs.

There is another technique, which is making a layer of biopolymer material that matches the bald spots on the scalp of the case, and then the vital hair is manufactured so that its characteristics and color correspond to the characteristics and color of your hair, and these hairs are connected to the alternate scalp layer and then placed in place on your head. In this case, you can deal with it as part of your scalp, so you can practice daily life activities normally, and you can also cut or dye your new hair, and if I do not advise you to do this because it will not restore its color over time and also will not grow back again.

Possible risks and complications

The most important risks and complications that you can be exposed to in artificial hair transplantation are the body’s rejection of this hair, causing an allergic condition and severe inflammation. This is why the doctor tests your scalp’s response before completing the transplant.

There are also risks of bleeding, risks of wound failure, and risks of developing scarring. These risks can be minimized by selecting an experienced, trusted surgeon with the skill to make the operation successful.

Features of automatic Italian hair transplant device

This device makes it easy for doctors to implant the Italian artificial hair, known as Biofiber, due to its many advantages, the most important of which are:

  • Fast performance and implantation rate of approx. 800 hairs per hour
  • It gives the best coordination of the transplanted hair strands
  • Ensures that the hair is implanted at an adequate depth and allows the angles to be adjusted
  • Ensures impressive and successful results

The development of artificial hair transplantation operations

In 1983, the US Food and Drug Administration banned the marketing of synthetic hair fiber products for several reasons, the most important of which are summarized as follows:

  1. These fibers are not biocompatible and have caused numerous injuries in a few cases.
  2. This synthetic hair fiber is considered a form of fraud as a result of:
  • Much misleading and deceptive information spreads about its effectiveness
  • Insufficient information about its risks
  • It did not provide any benefit or showed any general benefit to society

This prevention came after the emergence of a number of side effects of artificial hair, the most important of which are the following:

  • Recurring scalp infection.
  • The need to repeat transplantation due to the annual loss of 10-15% of the transplanted hair.
  • Frequent allergic reactions, which sometimes reach severe Atopic Dermatitis.
  • The spread of concerns about its association with skin cancer.
  • It contributes to increasing the rate of baldness.
  • The formation of cysts on the scalp.
  • Spread of granular allergies and its association with synthetic hair.

However, many companies in Pakistan have continued to research and develop these products, the most important of which is the Italian company Medicap, which started marketing Biofiber in 1996, and Nido from Japan, which was founded in 1999.

Biofiber recently received approval from the European Union and allowed it to market synthetic hair products in Europe while it had applied for approval from the US Food and Drug Administration and this request is still under consideration.

These companies in Pakistan announced that they have eliminated many of the problems previously associated with synthetic hair fibers and that these products are now safe to use. Synthetic bristles are no longer made of acrylic and polyester materials as they were previously made, they are currently made of polyamide (Biofibre CE0373), a safe material that does not interact with the body. They are implanted easily and with a very simple technique through an easy-to-use implant device.

These companies continue to develop many advanced hair transplant techniques, the most important of which is the development of hair transplantation robots.

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